How much area is considered under the pubic hairs region. How much area do I have to shave?

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I have a lot of hairs on my testies. How much area i have to shave. Please guide me.i know it is compulsory to shave the pubic region(hairs around penis). But i do not know how much area i have to clean around penis and whether i also have to shave hairs which are on the penis and on testies.


The area of shaving for a person (male/female) is above and around the
private parts. The area immediately under the navel, penis and testicles are
not to be shaven. (Al-Kaamil, commentary of Muslim, Imaam Nawawi, vol.1

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Mufti Ebrahim Desai

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